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[Travel & Exploration] Phillips, Sir Richard
A Collection of Modern and Contemporary Voyages & Travels...
London: Printed for Richard Phillips by Barnard & Sultzer (vols. 1-2), J.G. Barnard (vols. 3-8), B. McMillan (vols. 9-11), 1805-1810. In 11 volumes. First edition. 8vo. Extra-illustrated with 103 engraved plates, including 16 folding maps (of 17), 39 folding plates, and 6 hand-colored plates. Bound in contemporary diced Russia, rebacked, stamped in gilt, covers lightly worn and blistered; all edges marbled; matching marbled endpapers; toning, foxing, and offsetting in varying degrees to most volumes; several quires heavily toned and foxed in volumes 9 and 10; scattered closed tears and some repairs to plates; some edges trimmed, but not affecting text or plates; early ownership signature at head of each general title; armorial book-plate on front paste-down of each volume. Sabin 62506.A rare set of publisher Richard Phillips' Collection of Voyages & Travels, comprising over 50 different accounts from around the world. Only four other complete sets have come to auction since 1975.

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[Travel & Exploration] Phillips, Sir Richard, A

Estimate $6,000 - $9,000Jan 30, 2020
Starting Price $3,000
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Darren Winston
Head of Department Books, Maps & Manuscripts Photographs & Photobooks